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Mr. Matthew T. Hadfield

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  • The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4

  • By: Sue Townsend
  • Narrated by: Nicholas Barnes
  • Length: 5 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 331
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 305
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 301

Meet Adrian Mole, a hapless teenager providing an unabashed, pimples-and-all glimpse into adolescent life. Writing candidly about his parents' marital troubles, the dog, and his life as a tortured poet and 'misunderstood intellectual', Adrian's painfully honest diary is still hilarious and compelling reading thirty years after it first appeared.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4

  • By Susan Random on 19-04-17

very good narration of an iconic book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-10-18

loved this telling of a classic book from my childhood. thoroughly recommended for all ages.

  • Console Wars

  • Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle That Defined a Generation
  • By: Blake J. Harris
  • Narrated by: Fred Berman
  • Length: 20 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 274
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 259
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 257

A mesmerizing, behind-the-scenes business thriller that chronicles how Sega, a small, scrappy gaming company led by an unlikely visionary and a team of rebels, took on the juggernaut Nintendo and revolutionized the videogame industry. In 1990, Nintendo had a virtual monopoly on the videogame industry. Sega, on the other hand, was just a faltering arcade company with big aspirations and even bigger personalities. But all that would change with the arrival of Tom Kalinske.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • An interesting tale, poorly told

  • By Mendo Shutaro on 21-06-14

Entertaining and Informative

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-02-18

Easy to listen too. Good narration and an informative, interesting insight into an important period in video game history.

  • Ready Player One

  • By: Ernest Cline
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,024
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 18,869
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,808

It's the year 2044, and the real world has become an ugly place.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This Book Changed My Life 💙 New Hobbies Found 💜

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-04-18

Probably THE Best Book You'll Ever Hear.

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-07-16

Ernest Cline has managed to write a book that has a story which will hook you immediately and keep you entertained throughout.
After the 4th listen, I still find myself hooked on the story of a competition with a phenomenal prize. The rivalry, the cleverness of each puzzle, the description of each item and it's surroundings is outstanding.
I don't want to give any spoilers, suffice to say that as a kid growing up in the 1980s, I can relate to much of the content within this story and it brings back fond memories.
Add the this great book the narration by Wil Wheaton and the package is complete. Will delivers the book in a distinct non monotone way which so many audio books suffer from.
All in all, this is a fantastic investment of anyone's time and it has become my favourite book ever.
Simply outstanding.